Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact
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Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact

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Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact
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Technical Specifications
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Whether it's winning the Tour de France or a city-limit sprint, Tarmac is made for racing, with its powerful acceleration and razor-sharp handling. The Elite features Shimano 105 components plus Fulcrum wheels, keeping the performance and durability up and the cost down.
  • FACT IS 8r carbon frame with tapered head tube and elliptical seatstays is race-ready stiff and fast without sacrificing compliance
  • The FACT carbon fork is light, stiff, and compliant with a tapered steerer
  • Adjustable four-position oversized alloy stem with 31.8mm bar clamp for strength and versatile positioning
  • Smooth, precise Shimano 105 STI shifters are renowned for their race-ready performance and exceptional value
  • Specialized BG Romin Comp features a shaped profile for max power and hollow Cr-Mo rails for durability
  • FACT carbon Comp seatpost helps absorb road vibrations but remains stiff and efficient

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN New Shimano Tiagra 10-speed
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CRANKSET FSA Gossamer BB30
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano 105 STI, 10-speed
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 10-speed, 11-28t
CHAINRINGS 52/36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL Fulcrum Racing 6
INNER TUBES Lightweight, presta
FRONT TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite w/BlackBelt protection, 100 TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite w/BlackBelt protection, 100 TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
FRONT WHEEL Fulcrum Racing 6
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Romin Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails
TAPE Specialized S-Wrap, w/ gel
SEATPOST Specialized Comp carbon, 27.2mm
STEM New CompSet 6061 alloy, cone head bolt, 12-degree, 4-degree shim 31.8mm
HANDLEBARS New Specialized Tarmac Comp, alloy
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano 105
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano 105 STI
REAR BRAKE Shimano 105
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" upper and 1-1/2"" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings integrated w/ headset, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
SEAT BINDER Forged alloy, 32.6mm
FORK Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque, OS race for 1-1/2"" bearing
FRAME Specialized FACT 8r carbon, FACT IS construction, compact race design, 1-1/2"" lower bearing, OSBB

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